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If your business is expanding and you have to take the plunge into obtaining more office space and new premises then you’l almost certainly some telecoms choices to make, after all, what business can function if it can’t do what many of us take for granted – communicate. Not so long ago a client approached...
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Looking for a new business telephone system? With so many options it can be difficult to pick the right one for you… We understand that this is a big decision for your company to make. The wrong choice can cost a lot of money and have a negative impact on both productivity and efficiency in...
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Structure Data Cabling
We get asked a lot of questions about voice and data cabling and what benefits are to be had. Thankfully there are many, so we thought it was about time we did a blog post covering them and how this can help your business function more effectively on the day to day. Sales offices, customer...
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Cat6 vs Cat6a
Today, like most days, we have been installing Cat6 A data cabling to improve performance across a clients network. A question we get asked a lot is ‘What is the difference between Cat6 and Cat6a?’ Essentially the short answer is that it is an upgrade on Cat6 cabling and offers greater performance across the board....
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Emergency Fibre Optic Repair At A Music Festival In Oxfordshire
Here at Commswise we pride ourselves on being quick to react when disaster strikes and as a result our emergency call out services have garnered quite the reputation! We were recently contacted by a well known Oxfordshire music festival who required immediate action due to issues with their fibre optic set up. After a quick over...
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A recent engineer call-out to investigate an intermittent line fault on a line being used by a credit card terminal (PDQ). The client got in touch as they tried to report it to their merchant; they were asked to test the line directly from the master socket (NTE). As all the lines -see picture- were...
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96 Cat6A cables that have been recently installed and terminated. Today we have handed over the Fluke test results and the data cable installation is now signed off and complete. Having a high volume of traffic and large file transfers, Cat6A was chosen as it supports 10Gbit/s connections. Black cable stocking has been used inside...
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A new Polycom vvx411 ready to be installed tomorrow. This is from our CLOUD HOSTED solutions, which means this is all the equipment you need for your business telecoms. One of the amazing features on this system is you can use a mobile as an extension from the telephone system. This is great if your...
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Recent works tidying a comms rack which has been causing issues throughout there network. The comms rack was not being replaced so we fitted cable management loop rings down both sides to contain the patch leads. We also replace the PDUs in the back as 4 sockets had been broken. The most interesting thing we...
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A recently terminated OM3 fibre optic patch panel. This install consisted of 6 OM3 8core fibres being installed in new cabinets around a site. It is the backbone of the network, linking all the comms cabinets back to the main comms room.
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